sandy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English sandi, sondy, sandiȝ, from Old English sandiġ (sandy), equivalent to sand +‎ -y. Cognate with Dutch zandig (sandy), German sandig (sandy), Swedish sandig (sandy).

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Adjective[edit]

sandy (comparative sandier, superlative sandiest)

  1. Covered with sand.
  2. Sprinkled with sand.
  3. Containing sand.
    Some plants grow best in sandy soil.
  4. Like sand, especially in texture.
  5. Having the colour of sand.
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